Warsaw, Budapest, Vienna & Prague Tauck Tours

Warsaw, Budapest, Vienna & Prague

The Warsaw, Budapest, Vienna and Prague tour is a 14 day journey from Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary and Poland. This tour will bring the castles, palaces and art of your dreams to life as you explore these amazing destinations. This luxury tour is loaded up with exclusive experiences like private piano recitals.

This two week Eastern Europe and Poland tour has everything you’ve come to expect from a luxury Tauck tour. From the exclusive experiences, incredible guides and the interactions with locals that truly make these tour vacations so desirable. You’ll start out in Warsaw, Poland and through this great country you’ll take in unforgettable sights like Wawel Hill and Auschwitz. Then you will embark on an expert guided tour through the Tatra Mountains as you head into Hungary. Take in some of the most amazing art and history you can imagine before your journey heads to Austria and then wraps up in the Czech Republic. The Warsaw, Budapest, Vienna and Prague tour is a luxury travel tour loaded up with experiences that you won’t soon forget.


14 Daysfr. $6,790

Tour Highlights & Offers

  • TAUCK’S YELLOW ROADS! Authentic cultural discoveries as you travel from Poland to Hungary, from a visit to Wawel Hill to lunch in a Slovakian village in the Tatra Mountains
  • TAUCK EXCLUSIVE! – Gala evening with dinner at Lobkowicz Palace in Prague Castle
  • TAUCK EXCLUSIVE! – Private tour of the Baroque libraries of Strahov Monastery in Prague
  • TAUCK EXCLUSIVE! – Private after-hours visit with lecture and reception at Imre Nagy Memorial House in Budapest
  • Private piano recital in Warsaw celebrating the music of Frederic Chopin
  • A private dinner cruise on the Danube River in Budapest
  • Strudel-making demonstration and tasting in Vienna’s opulent Schönbrunn Palace
  • Dinner at the renowned Café Landtmann – the quintessential Viennese coffee house – followed by a private classical music concert at a palace in Vienna
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure as detailed
  • All customary gratuities for hotel and restaurant staff and local guides are included.
  • The customary gratuities for the Tauck Director and local drivers are not included. We ask that gratuities be extended on a voluntary, individual basis and not as a group.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, dry cleaning, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • Airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 13 breakfasts
  • 6 lunches
  • 10 dinners
  • Hotel Bristol, Warsaw in Warsaw, Poland (2 nights)
  • Sheraton Grand Krakow in Cracow, Poland (2 nights)
  • Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest in Budapest, Hungary (3 nights)
  • Hotel Bristol, Vienna in Vienna, Austria (3 nights)
  • The Grand Mark Prague in Prague, Czech Republic (3 nights)

Welcome to Warsaw

Warsaw, Poland

Tauck's Poland tours begin at 6 PM at Hotel Bristol, Warsaw. A transfer is included from Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport to your historic hotel on Warsaw's fashionable "Royal Route." Meet your travel companions and your Tauck Director at tonight's welcome reception and dinner in the hotel, a Warsaw landmark for over a century.

Dinner

HOTEL BRISTOL, WARSAW

Explore Warsaw & enjoy the music of Chopin

Warsaw, Poland

Although more than 85% of Warsaw was destroyed or damaged in World War II, the city has been rebuilt into one of Europe’s most vibrant capitals, using pre-war paintings and sketches to painstakingly reconstruct many historic buildings, restoring them to their former glory. See the results for yourself on a guided sightseeing tour including the Palace of Culture; Radziwill Palace, where the beloved composer Frederic Chopin gave his first concert; the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; the Grand Theatre; and Constitution Square. Continue with a walking tour through 13th- and 14th-century Old Town (Stare Miasto), and a visit to the Jewish Ghetto Memorial honoring the victims of the Warsaw Ghetto and the heroes of the 1943 uprising.

Chopin’s music comes to life at a private piano recital in the early evening, followed by a dinner featuring typical Polish cuisine and folkloric entertainment at a local restaurant.

Breakfast, Dinner

HOTEL BRISTOL, WARSAW

Cracow & its Old Town

Krakow, Poland

Head across the Polish countryside to ancient Cracow – the country's medieval capital and considered one of the finest medieval cities in Europe – for a two-night stay. After lunch, take a walking tour of the city's Old Town, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including the Jagiellonian University, the Franciscan Church and the Archbishop's Palace, where Karol Wojtyla lived for two decades before becoming Pope John Paul II. Enjoy dinner at your hotel tonight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

SHERATON GRAND KRAKOW

Kazimierz or Wawel & Cracow or Auschwitz

Krakow, Poland

You'll have a choice of sightseeing this morning, choosing to explore the former Jewish Quarter, known as Kazimierz (holidays permitting) – nearly destroyed in World War II but now restored and enjoying a Renaissance – or journeying to Wawel Hill on the banks of the Vistula to see Wawel Castle, the seat of Polish kings from the 11th to 17th centuries, and visit inside iconic Wawel Cathedral, Poland's national sanctuary and historic royal coronation site. In the afternoon, you're free to explore Cracow on your own or join an excursion to the poignant memorial and museum at Auschwitz, 40 miles from the city.

Breakfast, Dinner

SHERATON GRAND KRAKOW

Through the Tatra Mountains to Budapest

Budapest, Hungary

Travel from Poland through the scenic Tatra Mountains, stopping for lunch in Slovakia en route to Hungary. Arrive in Budapest, where you'll have dinner tonight – with wine included – aboard Tauck's private dinner cruise on the Danube River for a unique view of the Hungarian capital's amazing architecture, illuminated at night. Spend the next three nights in the heart of this historic city.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

KEMPINSKI HOTEL CORVINUS BUDAPEST

Stunning architecture & more in Pest

Budapest, Hungary

Today, take a close-up look at fascinating Budapest as your Eastern Europe and Poland tour reveals landmarks in the city's Pest section, on the eastern side of the Danube. See the embassy district, City Park, Andrassy Avenue and Heroes' Square; visit the opulent State Opera House, St. Stephen's Basilica and Dohány Synagogue (holidays permitting). This evening, cross the Danube to the Buda side of the city for dinner at Jamie's Italian, Buda Castle, one of British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's first restaurants in Central Europe.

Breakfast, Dinner

KEMPINSKI HOTEL CORVINUS BUDAPEST

Parliament, beautiful Buda and Castle Hill

Budapest, Hungary

Start today's Budapest sightseeing with a morning visit to Hungary's Parliament building in Pest, a neo-Gothic masterpiece. Then head over to Buda to admire the frescoes and stained glass windows inside the Gothic Matthias Church, where the final two Hungarian kings were crowned; see Fisherman's Bastion overlooking the Danube, with its neo-Romanesque design; and explore the cobblestone streets of Castle Hill, offering more splendid views of the city.

After lunch at a local restaurant in Buda, enjoy a Tauck Exclusive: a private after-hours visit with a lecture and reception at the Imre Nagy Memorial House in Budapest, a museum in the restored home of Hungarian Prime Minister Imre Nagy, who was secretly tried and executed in 1958, after the Soviets put down the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.

Breakfast, Lunch

KEMPINSKI HOTEL CORVINUS BUDAPEST

Check out Bratislava en route to Vienna

Bratislava, Slovakia

Your Eastern Europe and Poland tour winds its way from Hungary through Slovakia en route to Austria. After lunch, stop in Slovakia's capital city of Bratislava this afternoon to explore some 17 centuries worth of history on a walking tour with a local guide, visiting the Old Town Hall and St. Martin's Cathedral, followed by some time on your own.

Vienna, Austria

Then continue on to glorious Vienna, the Austrian capital and former center of the Habsburg empire, for a three-night stay the Hotel Bristol, Vienna – one of Europe's most celebrated hotels – where you'll enjoy dinner at your leisure tonight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

HOTEL BRISTOL, VIENNA

Vienna's fine arts, Schönbrunn & strüdel

Vienna, Austria

Drive along Vienna's famous Ringstrasse and the Danube River, and view the vast Habsburg art collections on a guided visit to the Museum of Fine Arts (Kunsthistorisches). Then enjoy a gourmet cooking demonstration on how to make the city's famed strüdel – with a tasting, of course – at Schönbrunn Palace, built by Empress Maria Theresa to rival Versailles; boasting 1,400 rooms, including a Hall of Mirrors, it served as the summer residence for Austria's Habsburg emperors. Have lunch at the palace, and take a guided tour of its opulent State Apartments. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy wondrous Vienna as you wish.

Breakfast, Lunch

HOTEL BRISTOL, VIENNA

Treasures by day, music by night in Vienna

Vienna, Austria

Take a walking tour through medieval Vienna and its historic Jewish Quarter; return to your landmark hotel and spend the afternoon exploring more of Vienna as you please. This evening, enjoy dinner at the renowned Café Landtmann – the quintessential Viennese coffee house since 1873 – then attend a private concert featuring the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Strauss, held in a historic Viennese palace.

Breakfast, Dinner

HOTEL BRISTOL, VIENNA

Goodbye, Vienna and on to Prague

Prague, Czech Republic

Bid remarkable Vienna goodbye this morning and travel to Prague, the ancient capital of today's Czech Republic, where you'll spend three nights at The Grand Mark Prague, a former 15th-century Baroque palace in the heart of the city.

After lunch, discover this beautiful city's roots on a walking tour of Old Town, linked to the castle district by the ornate Charles Bridge – lined with statues from centuries past, and alive with street musicians, artists, craftspersons and people out for a stroll. Take in the Powder Tower, the Astronomical Clock, Jan Palach Square, the Municipal House and other landmarks of this, one of Europe's best-preserved historic cities.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

THE GRAND MARK PRAGUE HOTEL

Prague's Castle District & a Tauck Exclusive

Prague, Czech Republic

Explore Prague's Hradcany (Castle District) on a tour today, including remarkable Prague Castle; dating to the 9th century, it's not a single castle, but a complex of palaces, courtyards, museums, monasteries, and ceremonial halls that has served as the country’s traditional seat of power for a thousand years. Visit the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the coronation site for Czech kings and queens, and enjoy an exclusive-to-Tauck, privately guided tour of the opulent Baroque libraries of Strahov Monastery before spending the afternoon and evening just as you please.

Breakfast

THE GRAND MARK PRAGUE HOTEL

A choice in Prague & an exclusive palace evening

Prague, Czech Republic

Continue your exploration of Prague – which seems to grow more beautiful each day – with a walking tour of Wenceslas Square and a visit to the historic Estates Theatre, followed by a choice – an architectural tour of Prague highlighting its grand blend of styles from the medieval Town Hall to the Art Nouveau Municipal House; or an exploration of the Jewish Quarter (Josefov), including the Old-New Synagogue, founded in the 13th century, and the Pinkus and Maisel synagogues (holidays permitting).

This evening, join us for our Tauck Exclusive farewell event at Lobkowicz Palace in Prague Castle, including a private tour of the palace's Princely Collections, a reception and a gala farewell dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

THE GRAND MARK PRAGUE HOTEL

Journey home

Prague, Czech Republic

Your Central Europe and Poland tour ends in Prague, Czech Republic. A transfer is included from The Grand Mark Prague to Prague's Václav Havel International Airport. Please allow a minimum of 3 hours for flight check-in.

Breakfast

Departure Date
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Wed, May 22, 2019
$8,190.00
Sat, May 25, 2019
$7,490.00
Sat, Jun 01, 2019
$7,490.00
Sat, Jun 08, 2019
$8,190.00
Sat, Jun 22, 2019
$6,790.00
Sat, Jun 29, 2019
$7,690.00
Sat, Jul 06, 2019
$6,790.00
Sat, Jul 20, 2019
$6,790.00
Sat, Jul 27, 2019
$7,690.00
Sat, Aug 10, 2019
$6,790.00
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
$8,190.00
Sat, Aug 24, 2019
$8,190.00
Wed, Sep 04, 2019
$8,190.00
Sat, Sep 07, 2019
$8,190.00
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
$7,490.00
Sat, Sep 21, 2019
$8,190.00
Wed, Sep 25, 2019
$7,490.00
Sat, Oct 05, 2019
$8,190.00
Wed, Oct 09, 2019
$7,490.00
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Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.
  • Reserve your preferred 2020 departure date and we will advise you once the 2020 trip is finalized and priced. You will then have two weeks to cancel; should you cancel, you'll receive a full refund of your trip deposit and the cost of the Travel Protection Product (if purchased with Tauck Tours). If you are making your own air arrangements, do not book your flights until this trip is finalized as start and end cities may change.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 60 days or more before departure: $600.00 per person
  • 59-8 days before departure: $900.00 per person
  • 7-1 days before departure: $1500.00 per person
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price
  • Any changes or cancellations to airline reservations made through Tauck either before or after departure are subject to the cancellation / change policies of the individual airlines. In n some instances these cancellation / change fees may be up to 100% of the ticket price.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $600 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted all Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 75 days prior to departure. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation.
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